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"COMPUDON 2011" is INDIA's 1st Ever Official Championship on Microsoft Office,which will be testing students' skills through Microsoft® Office Specialist(MOS) certification exam on any one application from Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint®.

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  1. 1. India’s 1st Ever Official Championship on Microsoft Office<br />SEARCH IS ON FOR <br />INDIA CHAMPIONS <br />IN MS OFFICE<br />An IT Skill Development Initiative by:<br />
  2. 2. Past WORLDWIDE COMPETITIONS - Some Glimpses<br />For last nine years, the Certiport’s Worldwide Competition on MS Office has attracted a very large number of unique candidates from over 50 countries. Country Winners get a sponsored trip to compete in the Worldwide Competition and Worldwide Competition Winners win scholarships worth several thousands US Dollars.<br />YEAR 2007<br />YEAR 2008<br />YEAR 2009<br />YEAR 2010<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  3. 3. 2011 Certiport <br />Worldwide Competition <br />on Microsoft Office:<br />San Diego (USA)July 31, 2011- August 3, 2011<br />Motivate your students to be next Microsoft Office World Champion. Here's their chance to show the world they have what it takes.<br />Participate in COMPUDON 2011 (the gateway to Global Competition on MS Office) and give your students the lifetime opportunity to SHINE on the world stage. By proving their expertise in MS Word/Excel®/ PowerPoint®, they could win a trip to San Diego-California (USA) to compete in the Worldwide finals and also an opportunity to win up to USD 5,000 in scholarships.<br />Let’s bring the World Championship Trophy to India!<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  4. 4. ABOUT COMPUDON 2011<br />“COMPUDON 2011” is INDIA’s 1st Ever Official Championship on Microsoft Office, which will be testing students' skills through Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam on any one application from Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint®. The 5 India Champions (1 each in Word/Excel®/PowerPoint® 2007 & Word/Excel® 2010) will represent India and compete at the Worldwide Competition organized by Certiport between July 31, 2011 - August 03, 2011 in San Diego (USA).<br />QUALIFYING MOS CERTIFICATION EXAMS<br />INDIA LEVEL Word/Excel®/PowerPoint® (Ver. 2003 & 2007) <br />Word/Excel® (Ver. 2010)<br />WORLD LEVELWord/Excel® /PowerPoint® (Ver. 2007) <br />Word & Excel® (Ver. 2010)<br />ELIGIBILITY<br />Students: - Between ages 13 and 22 years (as of June 15, 2011) <br />Institutions:- Minimum participation of 50 students recommended.<br />IMPORTANT DATES* <br /><ul><li>Registration Closes: April 30, 2011
  5. 5. 1st Level Competition Ends: May 07,2011
  6. 6. 2nd Level Competition Ends: May 21, 2011
  7. 7. 3rd Level (National) Competition: 05 June 2011 (New Delhi)
  8. 8. Award Night: 06June 2011 (New Delhi)
  9. 9. India Team travel to USA: July 29, 2011
  10. 10. Global Competition: July 31- August 03, 2011 (San Diego- USA)</li></ul>*Subject to change.<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  11. 11. COMPUDON INSTITUTE PARTICIPATION KIT <br />Each COMPUDON 2011 participating Institute will get a “COMPUDON Institute Participation Kit” which will include the following:<br /><ul><li>Mock tests – Certiprep - for Institute’s lab where students can practice for the exam – Certiprep valid till June 30, 2011
  12. 12. Up to 02 MOS exam vouchers per institution for Coordinators/Faculty
  13. 13. COMPUDON 2011 Participation Plaque from Microsoft (for institutes with minimum 50 students participation)
  14. 14. COMPUDON 2011 Posters for display in the Institution.</li></ul>COMPETITION LEVELS<br />1st Level: Will take place at participating Institutes’ computer labs between May 1 - May 07, 2011. Institutions who wish to conduct exams prior to the above dates, may do so in consultation with CyberLearning.<br />2nd Level: Top 500 students (across India) from QUALIFYING MOS CERTIFICATION EXAMS will be invited to participate at 2nd level exam (total 4,000 students). The 2nd level exam will take place at pre-selected Authorized Exam centers in select cities on May 21, 2011. List of locations will be released by May 10, 2011.<br />3rd & Final Level (National): Top 25 Students from each application (Word, Excel® and PowerPoint®), total 75, (regardless of version) will compete in 3rd & final level. The candidates will appear for the 3rd level on June 05, 2011 in New Delhi.<br />COMPUDON STUDENT KIT<br />Each COMPUDON 2011 participant will get a “COMPUDON Student Kit” which will include the following exclusive resources: <br /><ul><li>Engaging courseware in CD/eLearning format (with 100% audio) for MS Word/MS Excel®/MS PowerPoint® (valid for 12 months from date of course activation)
  15. 15. Bonus CD/eLearning courseware access to MS Outlook®/MS Access®
  16. 16. Champion Series Study Guide mapped to the objectives of selected MOS certification (any one from MS Word, MS Excel® and MS PowerPoint®)
  17. 17. A COMPUDON (Microsoft Office Specialist Certification) Exam Voucher
  18. 18. Complimentary access to download original Microsoft software from Microsoft DreamSpark™ for students (For more information, please visit</li></ul>One Time Participation Fee <br />@ Rs. 599/- per student (Incl. taxes)<br />TO CONDUCT EXAMS OUTSIDE INSTITUTE, SMS “COMPUDON SUPPORT” AT 56070<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  19. 19. AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS<br />For participating students:<br /><ul><li>COMPUDON 2011 Participation certificates & Microsoft DreamSpark™ Software Access to all participants
  20. 20. Official MOS certificates, and eLearning Scholarships for all successful students
  21. 21. Medals for 3 School Toppers* in each application
  22. 22. Recognition of Merit for all 2nd round participants
  23. 23. COMPUDON Finalist Recognition to all 3rd round participants
  24. 24. Hero Mindmine career course scholarships to TOP 50 students of final competition
  25. 25. Netbook with Datacard & Medals to TOP 3 positions (one each in Word/Excel®/PowerPoint®). </li></ul>For participating Institutions: <br /><ul><li>COMPUDON 2011 Participation Plaque from Microsoft (for institutes with min. 50 students participation)
  26. 26. NO COST Status of “Microsoft Authorized Testing Center”
  27. 27. Mention of Institutes’ name & logo at COMPUDON & CyberLearning websites
  28. 28. CyberLearning Leadership Award & prize worth Rs. 11,000/- for 3 Heads of Institutions that produce TOP 3 India Winners (one from each version) .</li></ul>For participating institutes’ coordinator(s):<br /><ul><li>COMPUDON 2011 Appreciation Certificates
  29. 29. eLearning coupons worth Rs. 5,000/- (2 per institute)
  30. 30. FREE 20 hour Reliance Web World internet access vouchers (2 per institute)
  31. 31. MOS Exam Voucher (on request – 2 per institute)
  32. 32. COMPUDON Leading Coach Award & prizes worth Rs. 5,100/ each to 3 Coordinators of TOP 3 INDIA Winners (one from each version) and worth Rs. 2,500/ to 5 coordinators that produce next 5 INDIA Winners .</li></ul>Picture for illustrative purpose only. Does not represent real awards. <br />AWARDS FOR NATIONAL WINNERS<br /><ul><li>Sponsored trip** for INDIA Winners of 2007 & 2010 versions along with the participating institute’s representative to San Diego, California, USA for participating in the Worldwide MOS competition in July 2011
  33. 33. National Champion certificate, trophy & prizes worth Rs. 51,000/ for INDIA Winners
  34. 34. “CyberLearning Office Champion Trophy” for Institutions (3) – on rotation basis to institutions producing the top 3 National Champions (one each in Word/Excel®/PowerPoint®)</li></ul>*Minimum score of 80% required. <br />**Subject to verification of student status and, visa and/or other documentation. All rights reserved.<br />Disclaimer: Non CyberLearning – Sponsored Awards are the responsibility of individual sponsors and CyberLearning hereby disclaims any or all responsibility with respect to such awards. No claim can lie against CyberLearning/ Organizers with respect to such awards. <br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  35. 35. SAMPLE CERTIFICATES AND GIFT VOUCHERS<br />School Display Board<br />SAMPLE<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  36. 36. DREAMSPARK SOFTWARE ACCESS FOR STUDENTS<br />WWW.DREAMSPARK.COM<br />CYBERLEARNING ELEARING SCHOLARSHIPS<br />(For all <br />MOS Certified <br />Students)<br />Computing Fundaments & Key Applications <br />Internet and email <br />Fundamentals of Business Management <br />Business Ethics <br />Customer Service <br />Time Management <br />Interview Skills <br />Personal Career Development <br />Effective Business Communication <br />Topics<br />…and many more<br />Flash & Audio Animated | Real World Scenarios<br />Multi-step Simulations Exercises <br /> Interactive Activities & Practice Exercises <br />Course Topics List | Find-a-word | In-built Search <br />Skill Assessment Pre-test | Glossary | Bookmarking<br />Features<br />Glimpses<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  37. 37. Easy Steps to become a PROUDparticipating institute:<br />Announce COMPUDON in your institution and nominate an active faculty as COMPUDON coordinator<br />Prepare list of participating students ( minimum 50 students recommended)<br />Send the duly filled “COMPUDON Participation form” (enclosed with this invite) and pay the Participation Fee as given on the COMPUDON Participation form<br />Contact CyberLearning to enroll your students into COMPUDON 2011( <br />Here are the TOP 5 REASONS FOR STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE<br />1. <br />Opportunity to gain recognition as INDIA CHAMPION from classmates, faculty, media, institutions of higher education, potential employers, Microsoft, Certiport & CyberLearning<br />2. <br />Get a chance to represent India at the Global competition in USA and become WORLD CHAMPION while winning tons of prizes & scholarships <br />3. <br />Easy chance to get certified from Microsoft<br />4.<br /> Add Microsoft® to the resume <br />5.<br />Develop advanced skills in MicrosoftOffice Word, Excel® and PowerPoint®<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  38. 38. LIMITED SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE <br />Institutions serving under-privileged students can apply for 100%scholarships. <br />To apply, visit<br />OR<br />Rotary Club of New Delhi is the implementation club on behalf of R.I. District 3010.<br />Rotary International <br />District 3010<br />GLIMPSES OF THE PAST DIGITAL LITERACY PROJECTS<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  39. 39. Some of the Key Benefits of MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST Certification<br />The Microsoft Office suite presents an exciting opportunity for institutions to improve desktop computing skills of their students. With this suite, comes Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification, a valuable credential that recognizes and validates that a certified candidate has the skills needed to use the full features and functionality of Office applications. This is a wonderful addition to the resume for life. <br />BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS<br /><ul><li>By successfully completing and passing an exam, an individual becomes a member of the Microsoft Certification program
  40. 40. MOS certification helps students differentiate themselves in a competitive job market
  41. 41. MOS certification ensures that certified individuals can do their jobs better and faster than ever before
  42. 42. Certified individuals get access to a private web site, where they get access to certification logo for use on a resume.</li></ul>BENEFITS FOR K-12 SCHOOLS<br /><ul><li>Higher Education Institutions consider certification as an indicator of motivation and excellent digital literacy skills
  43. 43. Hiring managers view it as a real-world, recognized credential, and a skill standard that helps them fill openings quickly and maximize the return on resources and technology
  44. 44. MOS certification is not only known for it’s direct impact on academic success but also for its positive impact on the over all performance of the students.</li></ul>BENEFITS FOR COLLEGES<br /><ul><li>MOS certification fosters workforce readiness and ensures that candidates looking for a job have the skills employers want
  45. 45. MOS certification makes the job placement much more efficient, thereby fulfilling institute’s mission and serving both job candidates and the community
  46. 46. MOS certified candidates are more likely to secure faster employment and advance in their careers faster than non certified peers. </li></ul>OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION FROM MICROSOFT (USA)<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  47. 47. ABOUT<br />CyberLearning is Certiport’s solution provider of the official Microsoft Office certification, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe Certified Associate certification program, the iCritical Thinking™ Certification powered by ETS, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals and the Certiport Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®) for India. <br />CyberLearning offers one of the largest eLearning catalogs in India and currently offers more than 2500 self paced courses in eLearning covering over 6,000 learning hours. <br />CyberLearning is associated with the National Education Foundation (USA), which was founded in 1989 to make high quality IT, & critical management skills training affordable to everyone, especially the disadvantaged.<br />For more information, please visit <br />ABOUT<br />Certiport is the leading provider of certification exams, and provides development, delivery and program management services which include practice tests via MeasureUp® delivered through an expansive network of over 10,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate Certification program, the Adobe Certified Associate Certification program, the iCritical Thinking™ Certification powered by ETS, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®). <br />For more information, please visit: <br /><br />CONTACT US:<br />India CyberLearning (P) Ltd. <br />C-56/22, 3rd Floor, Sector – 62 (Institutional Area), Noida – 201301 (U.P.) INDIA. <br />T: +91 120 4212 999<br />F: +91 120 4212 990 <br />E: <br />U:<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  48. 48. COMPUDON 2011 – OFFICIAL RULES<br />Please read the Compudon 2011 Rules governing this competition before entering. By opting to participate in Compudon 2011, participants agree to be governed by the Compudon 2011 Rules as given below.<br />GENERAL RULES:<br /><ul><li>The competition participation fee has to be paid in the requisite amount by way of current dated cheque/draft in favor of “India CYBERLEARNING Pvt. Ltd.”payable at New Delhi/Noida. Any cash to be deposited should be done so in the bank accounts of “India CYBERLEARNING Pvt. Ltd.” Account number available on request. CYBERLEARNING hereby disclaims any and all responsibility if the cash is paid by any other means except as stated above
  49. 49. Participants, if they are entering into a contract being eligible to do so, and Parents of participants who are not eligible to enter in to a contract, by participating in the competition expressly agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless CYBERLEARNING, its employees, its associates, partners, sponsors and principals from any and all claims or liability to any third party from loss, damage or injury to persons or property based on or in any manner arising out of their participation in the competition. They further agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CYBERLEARNING, its employees, its associates, partners, sponsors and principals of and from any claims by or liability to any third party for any loss, damage, or injury to persons or property arising from the breach of any of testing center’s obligations in keeping the Examinee data as confidential.
  50. 50. No substitution/transfer/assignment of prize by any winner is permitted. The prize is not redeemable in cash and must be accepted as awarded.
  51. 51. All materials submitted become the sole property of CYBERLEARNING and will not be returned. False and/or deceptive entries or similar acts shall render entrants ineligible to continue to participate or win the Competition. Except where prohibited, student participation in the Competition constitutes entrant’s consent to publication of his/her name, photograph(s), Exam score(s), and city/state/country location on the Competition website and other Competition publicity without limitation or compensation.
  52. 52. Potential winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Prize Acceptance Form within 10 days of attempted notification. Noncompliance may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If necessary due to unavailability, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the discretion of CYBERLEARNING.
  53. 53. National Champions must be available to travel to USA to participate in the 2011 Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office, being held during July 31st – August 3rd in San Diego (USA). All travelers must execute a Release of Liability prior to ticketing and must possess required travel documents (e.g. valid photo I.D., passport, visa, etc.) prior to trip, which will be the responsibility of the participants/their parents. Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for CYBERLEARNING and/or their agencies to use winner’s name, Exam score(s), and city/state/country location for purposes of advertising and promotion without any compensation, unless, but only to the extent, prohibited by law.
  54. 54. All prizes sent to winners will only be available in the fashion selected by CYBERLEARNING. CYBERLEARNING is not responsible for incomplete/lost/late/damaged/illegible/misdirected entries or incomplete telephone calls, faulty transmissions, recordings, malfunctions, for technical/hardware/software failures/lost/unavailable network connections, delivery failure or delay, or failed/incomplete/garbled/delayed/faulty computer transmission.
  55. 55. CYBERLEARNING reserves the right to cancel/modify the Competition at its discretion and/or disqualify entrant if fraud/ misconduct/technical failures destroy the integrity of Competition as determined solely by CYBERLEARNING.
  56. 56. Winners assume all liability for any injury/damage/loss caused/claimed to be caused, by participation in or acceptance and use of prize.
  57. 57. CYBERLEARNING is not responsible for any typographical or other error in printing of offer/administration of Competition/ announcement of prizes or for liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in accessing or downloading information in connection with this Competition.
  58. 58. Non CyberLearning/Sponsored Awards are the responsibility of individual sponsors and CyberLearning hereby disclaims any or all responsibility with respect to such awards. No claim can lie against CyberLearning/ Organizers with respect to such awards.
  59. 59. Decisions of the competition judges are final - no substitutions will be available.
  60. 60. The person(s) whose name(s) is drawn as being the winner(s) of the specific prize will be required to answer a skill-testing question before the prize is awarded to them.
  61. 61. This competition is subject to all state and central laws of India
  62. 62. This competition open to Indian residents only</li></ul>ELIGIBILITY: <br /><ul><li>Employees of CYBERLEARNING, its affiliates, and partners are not eligible.
  63. 63. When participating in the Competition, participants must be students currently enrolled in an approved academic institution recognized by the State/Centre in which it operates.
  64. 64. To compete in COMPUDON 2011, students must be between the ages of 13 and 22 (as of June 15, 2011 6:59 AM Greenwich Mean Time). When students are participating through their institution, then verification of student age and student status per School/College records is the responsibility of the institution and should be provided to CYBERLEARNING. For participants who are participating independently, identification and verification of the student age and student status is the responsibility of the respective Partner. CYBERLEARNING reserves the right to verify any of the student records at any stage. If at any stage, it is found that the student status or age of the participant has been misrepresented, then the participant will be disqualified and he/she will not be allowed to participate any further. Exam(s) must be uploaded into the Certiport exam administration system by an approved Certiport Authorized Testing Center. </li></ul>Further details about this competition, including competition entry dates, how to enter, and prize value, number and any restrictions applicable to the prizes are available upon request from CYBERLEARNING.<br />For official rules of the Worldwide competition, please visit<br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  65. 65. MEDIA REVIEWS <br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  66. 66. LEADERS’ SPEAK ON COMPUDON-2011 <br />“COMPUDON 2011 is the gateway for students from India to the worldwide <br />competition on MS Office. Students from all parts of India will have an <br />opportunity to showcase their expertise in MS Office on a global platform. <br />This is an excellent opportunity for academic institutions to promote the spirit of <br />competition among their students and empower them with the tools for success.” <br />- Pratima Amonkar, Director – Academia, Microsoft (India)<br />“Out of all the challenges, the most  worrying is that graduates are not able to find employment and COMPUDON can play a key role in imparting the additional skills needed to help these graduates find quick employment.” <br />– Dr. Appu Kuttan, Chairman, CyberLearning<br />"COMPUDON is a great platform for students to learn, hone and flaunt their MS Office skills. Reliance World's association with COMPUDON-2011 is aimed at making the event accessible to a large number of students."- Sarup Chowdhary – Director & CEO, Reliance Webstore Ltd.<br />“COMPUDON is a great opportunity for Indian students to tell the world that India has arrived and India produces world’s best talent. I am sure COMPUDON winners will make India proud with their representation at the World level. We will be waiting anxiously to see who all will turn out to be the India Champions in MS Office.”<br />- Pankaj Rai, Director & CEO, CyberLearning (India) <br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />Questions?? SMS “COMPUDON” to 56070 OR Write to OR Call 095822 26807/ 0120 4212999 <br />
  67. 67. IN ASSOCIATION WITH:<br />NGO PARTNERS:<br />IMPLEMENTATION PARTNERS:<br />AN IT SKILL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE BY:<br />ASSOCIATE PARTNERS:<br />© India CyberLearning (P) Ltd. Not for reproduction or unauthorized distribution. All rights reserved. <br />Disclaimer: All the logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners in India and/or United States and/or other countries. <br />WWW.COMPUDON.IN<br />